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Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is offering parents a tax holiday on back-to-school goods for the first time since 2009.

The state will temporarily suspend its collection of the sales tax on Aug. 10-11 for general school supplies, some clothing and computers and computer accessories.

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Here are some of this weeks best back to school deals. I will be posting every Tuesday deals from Major Atlanta stores to help you get ready for the hoilday. To see a complete list of all the back to school deals check out Pretty Frugal Diva's Back to School Section




Crayola 10 ct Markers or 12 ct Colored Pencils .99

Crayola Wild Notes Journal with Pen $4

Fiskars 5 inch Kids’ Scissors Pointed or Blunt Tip 2/$3


Huge Yard sale located at 3294 Hopkins Road, Powder Springs, GA.


8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Something for everyone!!!  Clothes, electronics, household items, glassware, etc.

$1.00 Off McDonalds Cherry Berry Chiller equals FREE in some areas


Here is a awesome coupon $1.00/1 coupon this is a great snack while you are on the go.   Now in some areas there is still the $1.00 price, meaning a FREE ONE !!! This is McDonald's new flavor and it's pretty good, I must say. Not sure how long McDonalds is going ot have this to printout, so print it out TODAY. 

If you are interested in more deals like this be sure to check out Pretty Frugal Diva my website: http://www.prettyfrugaldiva.com

Woman wins $184K from Ga. Lottery

Woman wins $184K from Ga. Lottery

MABLETON, Ga. -- A Mableton woman won a big prize from a Georgia Lottery drawing.

Martha Toler took hom $184,699 after matching all five numbers in the Apr. 30 Fantasy 5 drawing. She bought her lucky ticket at the Chevron Food Mart on Veterans Memorial Highway in her hometown.

Toler claimed her prize Tuesday at Georgia Lottery headquarters.

The winning numbers from the Apr. 30 Fantasy 5 drawing were 1-19-23-32-36.

College student wins Cadillac from Ga. Lottery

College student wins Cadillac from Ga. Lottery

ATLANTA -- An Atlanta-area college's student impending graduation just got a lot sweeter, thanks to his recent Georgia Lottery win.

Agape Shacor won a 2012 Cadillac SRX Crossover by playing the instant game Cadillac Riches. He joins Patricia Wooten of Alma, Ga. and Hans Deneergaard of Gainesville in receiving a new ride from Heritage Cadillac in Morrow.

"It's great! I'm glad it happened!" said Shacor, who will turn 23 next month.

What would you do with $500M?

What would you do with $500M?

ATLANTA -- We're still reeling over the Georgia Lottery's announcement that Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $500 million.

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And it got us thinking -- what would you do with the money if you won? Half a billion dollars is almost unfathomable -- do you know what you'd do with all that money?